Douglas Berger psychiatrist in Tokyo is a fully bilingual Japanese/English American board-certified psychiatrist and Director of the Tokyo Meguro Counseling Center. Dr. Berger received his M.D. and psychiatry training from New York Medical College, and his Ph.D. from the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine at the Tokyo University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Berger can be contacted by phone: 03-3716-6624 (+81-3-3716-6624 from outside of Japan). Use the intake form or inquire through the Tokyo Meguro Counseling Center’s Home Page.

Complex neuro-psych patients stress medical systems, cause frustration, & lead to a cycle of worsening illness, anger, complaints, & even legal suits. Good-outcome exit strategies need to be found before the bad ones find you. Us: https://t.co/W6SS4mUflN, https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G

Some couples have interminable fights. One or both have a depression or other problems. Having a separate full-function space to live and “commute” to see each other or flexibly give space is a great option that few employ. Us: https://t.co/W6SS4mUflN, https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G

It is not uncommon for oral contraceptives to cause emotional instability and subsequent interpersonal conflict. This may not be evident for a few months as the patient blames other causes. Us: https://t.co/W6SS4mUflN, https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G

Early adolescents are often mistaken for lacking confidence when the real problem is that they don’t fit into the teenage paradigm: boys group together based on toughness, girls group together based on attractiveness to boys. Us: https://t.co/W6SS4mUflN, https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G

Impatience with others, impatience in stores, chasing relationships and needing to lie about them, class clowning, etc., are a sign of hyperactivity, but many don’t realize this as ADHD. Us: https://t.co/W6SS4mCEuf, https://t.co/urVpIy8ewg

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Long commutes, early morning sports training, after-school prep schools, etc. all combine to exhaust the teenager brain, making them more irritable, have poor grades, and more family problems. Us: https://t.co/VOm63HtESZ, https://t.co/uaoP3ZdWvx

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Trauma is hard to get out of. The brain wants to work thru it and tries to learn from it. This becomes a never ending loop that leads to a stress reaction including raised cortisol levels and can cause anxiety & depression. Us: https://t.co/VOm63HtESZ, https://t.co/uaoP3ZdWvx

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Why do some people get and stay overweight? Answer: it’s a complex mix of mood, eating as addiction, sedentary habits, and genetics. There are ways out, it’s all a matter of motivation to work on it and/or get treatments. Us: https://t.co/xJKjtzIjZq, https://t.co/bggAMvY10t

ADHD persons can be distracted and intimate others can feel rejected causing arguments. Non-intimate others can conclude the person is uninterested in the topic at hand. Us: https://t.co/xJKjtzIjZq, https://t.co/bggAMvY10t

Concussions after car accidents are common, they cause cognitive and emotional defects that are difficult to treat. Us: https://t.co/xJKjtzIjZq, https://t.co/bggAMvY10t

Low self confidence can impair standing up for oneself at home, at work, with life advancement, willingness to search for mates, and willingness to socialize. Underlying problems need to be addressed before confidence can grow. Us: https://t.co/xJKjtzqJ7S, https://t.co/bggAMvGq8V

Do long distance relationships fall apart? Why persons got into the relationship may be more meaningful: could be as mundane as love, or a psychological issue like loneliness, or the hyperactivity of the travel involved. Us: https://t.co/xJKjtzIjZq, https://t.co/bggAMvY10t

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